Ben Carson does not have the experience necessary to run HUD, and his retrograde statements on fair housing rules are a threat to the civil rights of countless American citizens.
For Senators Feinstein and Harris: (DC switchboard (202) 224-3121, other #’s below.)
Script: Hi my name is ____, I am a constituent of Sen. [______] and I am calling to urge you to vote “NO” on the confirmation of Ben Carson for Housing and Urban Development Secretary. Dr. Carson admits that he lacks the experience and expertise necessary for this, or any, cabinet position, and his retrograde statements on fair housing rules are a threat to the civil rights of countless American citizens. Thank you.
Feinstein Contacts: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430
Harris Contacts: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (916) 448-2787, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884
More about Ben Carson: Dr. Carson admits that he has no experience managing a large organization: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/306045-carson-turned-down-offer-to-serve-in-trump-administration-report
Carson’s total lack of expertise about the issues HUD confronts was on full display at his confirmation hearing: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2017/01/ben_carson_future_hud_secretary_knows_nothing_about_hud.html